Herley Wins $1.3 Million Contract for Microwave Assemblies for U.S. Electronic Attack Aircraft

Dec 14, 2010, 12:35 ET from Herley Industries, Inc.

LANCASTER, Pa., Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Herley Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: HRLY) announced today that its Herley Lancaster division has received an award valued at approximately $1.3 million from a major U.S. defense contractor.  The Lancaster, PA, division will manufacture complex microwave hardware for an electronic attack aircraft for the U.S. Navy.

Howard Eckstein, Senior VP for the Company and President of Herley Lancaster commented, "This contract is for the production of frequency up converters for delivery over the next year.  We specialize in this type of complex microwave hardware at Herley Lancaster and anticipate significant follow-on contracts in the years to come."

Herley CEO and President, Richard Poirier, commented "We are proud to have supported this customer and program for many years with various products produced at three of our domestic locations.   Herley Lancaster has a well-deserved reputation for consistently producing the high quality products and specialized microwave technology necessary to meet our customers' requirements."

Herley Industries, Inc. is a leader in the design, development and manufacture of microwave technology solutions for the defense, aerospace and medical industries worldwide.  Based in Lancaster, PA, Herley has seven manufacturing locations and approximately 1000 employees. Additional information about the company can be found on the Internet at www.herley.com.

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Peg Guzzetti

Investor Relations

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